Edited embryos should not be used for pregnancy, they caution
Study volunteer Jonathan Wyatt, for example, can now read three more lines on an optometrist's chart.
A new feature in Wired highlights scientific advances that may make gene therapy much safer and more widespread. But it's important to check whether the regulation of clinical trials has advanced equally well.
Five breast cancer patients, with the help of the ACLU, are heading to court to dispute a company's right to monopolize parts of the human genome
New research suggests transsexualism is indeed a genetic trait. But how conclusive is the study?
One preeminent scientist tackles the moral and ethical issues that come with the business of genetically enhancing our biology.
A pioneering gene treatment for Parkinson's disease ignites fury -- and hope.
We're tampering with genes to cure a rare metabolic disorder--and that's likely just the beginning.
In a rare success for gene therapy, sight is regained in one eye
After one treatment, beagles were symptom-free up to four years later.
Researchers hope to extend gene therapy success in restoring sight to colorblind monkeys
It's not a cure, but researchers hope inserting a few genes into T cell receptors can keep HIV cells at bay.
A recent roundup in The Economist looks at a few new ideas for gene therapy.
These gene-slicers may help tackle HIV, Alzheimer's, and brain cancer.
Next-generation cancer therapies are notoriously expensive. But maybe not for long.
The technology might allow for mid-life human sex changes with no surgery
Success with silencing respiratory virus could lead to protection for lung-transplant patients and infants
We take a look at how yesterday's Supreme Court ruling affects risk testing for breast cancer. Plus, this isn't the last word for gene patenting.